2006 UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM
Following is The Business Council's 2006 Legislative Program. It identifies priority issues to be addressed by the Committees and Councils during 2006.
- Use of the principles of experience rating, necessity,
lowest cost to the economy, and contemporary timing in the
design of any revised funding of the UC Trust Fund and repayment
of Federal advances at the lowest cost to employers.In 2006 this
is equivalent to having a positive UC Trust Fund balance on December
- Creation of separate General Accounts for taxable
employers, reimbursable government employers, and reimbursable
- Increase of the requalification standards
from five times a claimant's benefit level to ten times.
of communication of work interruptions to chargeable employers.
communication of benefit charge notices to employers.
- Opposition to further increase of the taxable wage base above the Federal taxable wage base.